UC Berkeley and Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested and adjoining natural areas and in adjoining areas.
Academic research sponsored by industry has a strong track record of leading to innovative patents and licenses, challenging assumptions that it is publically-funded research that leads to the most useful inventions, according to a new analysis.
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the the U.K. Royal Society issued a joint publication that distills climate change science in an effort to help policymakers and the larger public make informed decisions and develop effective responses for mitigating its damaging effects.
If you’re trying to save Yosemite toads, keeping large animals with hooves such as cows away from the small squishable amphibians would seem like a good start. UC scientists conducted research to confirm such suspicions.
Harrison Fraker, a professor of architecture known for his trailblazing work in sustainability and a former dean of the College of Environmental Design, is the 2014 recipient of the Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, the leading award in architectural education in the United States.
As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it’s time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite.
This Sunday (October 13) marks a key milestone in the relationship between UC Berkeley, urban agriculture activists, and residents local to the plot of agricultural land near the Albany-Berkeley border known as the Gill Tract.